“It helps people. (Andrew Harnik/Associated Press) Concerts have taken place at the White House since the 1800s when President John Adams was the first occupant. “Obama always represents hip-hop in so many ways,” Khaled said. I’m hip-hop. ​Not only is President Barack Obama the first black president of the U.S., but it’s safe to say […]

The copyrights were famously bought by Michael Jackson in 1985 and then fully sold over to Sony/ATV following his death.  Michael Jackson’s estate sells stake in Sony/ATV music catalogue for $750M ​Michael Jackson reigns as Forbes’ top-earning dead celeb of 2013 McCartney has long wanted the copyrights, and the filing says he has sent notice to […]

Neither Gould nor Trudeau has yet explained how the federal government will move forward. The statement was issued by the Every Voter Counts Alliance, which is sponsored by the Broadbent Institute, Fair Vote Canada and various other organizations and labour unions, including Unifor and CUPE. “The earlier the government tables its proposal, the greater the opportunity for Canadians […]

​Others who took home crystal statuettes this year included Jennifer Lopez, Johnny Depp, Sofia Vergara, Kevin Hart, Melissa McCarthy and Justin Timberlake. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/Associated Press) Britney Spears was the evening’s big winner, picking up four trophies including favourite female musical artist.  Canadian winners included Deadpool’s Ryan Reynolds, with the Vancouver performer named favourite movie actor, and Toronto’s […]

on Saturday, where Scarlett Johanssen and Cher are expected to walk.  Just don’t expect these protests to achieve much. Both sides in American are becoming increasingly impervious to argumentation and evidence,” says Jackson. Cheapened celebrity MTV’s senior political correspondent Ana Marie Cox attributes cynicism about celebrities’ activism to something else. “It’s not just that there are so many […]

The family was getting ready to host friends for a chili dinner when Gray and his nephew, Ray Dandridge, were looking for a home to rob and spotted their open front door. Virginia has executed a man convicted of killing two young girls and their parents during a New Year’s Day home invasion more than […]

Jonathan Todd Schwartz, 48, of Los Angeles, was charged with wire fraud and filing a false tax return for failing to report the embezzled funds, prosecutors said. GSO reviewed Schwartz’s other work and found the other thefts, said GSO attorney Chris Reeder, who sued Schwartz after he was removed from the firm. Schwartz is scheduled […]

“Cohen [was] unrelentingly interesting.” – John Zeppetelli, MAC’s chief curator, director The artworks will stretch across disciplines, and include visual and performance-based pieces, as well as music and writing. 9, 2017 to April 1, 2018. He never seemed to say anything banal,” said Zeppetelli. Leonard Cohen to serve as inspiration for Montreal museum exhibit​ “What we […]

It’s been lauded, including by U.S. Not unlike Hollywood films, a host of past hits have been or are being revived for TV and streaming services in recent years, including Beverly Hills, 90210, Dallas, The X-Files, Fuller House, Gilmore Girls, 24, Prison Break and Magnum P.I. Rumours of a revival came after the principals created a well-received (and ultimately […]

Fans of Bollywood actor Salman Khan cheer after his return home from a court hearing in Mumbai on Wednesday. Top Bollywood star Salman Khan was acquitted Wednesday of the charge of using unlicenced arms while hunting for rare blackbucks, a type of antelope, in a wildlife preserve 18 years ago. The judges found that prosecutors […]

Polanski, who lives in France, won eight Césars over the course of his career, including for best director in 2014 for his film Venus in Furs. Alain Terzian, the president of the academy, said Polanski is an “insatiable esthete reinventing his art and works over the years.” Bid for Roman Polanski’s extradition revived by Polish justice […]

Jerry Seinfeld and Netflix have announced a deal that will bring the star’s web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee to the streaming service later this year. President Barack Obama. Otherwise, his companions have been a who’s who of American comedy, including Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, Garry Shandling, Judd Apatow, Trevor Noah, Margaret Cho, […]

The singer, born on the Piapot Plains Cree First Nation, is no stranger to the JUNOs. Saskatchewan’s own Buffy Sainte-Marie will be recognized for her humanitarian efforts at the JUNO Awards this year. What does Buffy Sainte-Marie believe? The award will be given out April 1 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa. At the awards last year […]